Huntly Lions Park homeless with ‘nowhere to go’ after Bendigo council camping ban

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It has been two weeks since homeless people living in a northern Bendigo park were handed council notices telling them camping was no longer allowed, but three are no closer to finding homes. Key points: There are three people still sleeping rough at the Huntly Lions Park The City of Greater Bendigo issued eviction notices … Read more

Council’s eviction of campers from park may breach human rights, says social justice lawyer

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A social justice advocate has branded the eviction of campers from a park in Bendigo a potential attack on human rights. Key points: Bendigo council’s director says social housing is not their responsibility On Friday, the Victorian government changed the status of the park at council’s request so camping is not allowed But a social … Read more

Homeless people living in Victorian park facing eviction after council has land rezoned

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Homeless men and women who have been camping in caravans and tents in a park near Bendigo in northern Victoria have been given their marching orders. Key points: Lee-Anne Gray, who rents a caravan with her son, says she doesn’t where she’ll go now She says there is some community support for the decision to … Read more